Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
Redbridge is changing. We are among the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. As part of the modernisation and transformation of some of the Council’s key front line services and to deliver a major priority in giving Redbridge ‘Cleaner Streets’, Neighbourhood Street Scene Services have been established in the North, South, East and West of the Borough comprising of:
- Street Cleansing;
- Environmental Enforcement; and
- Engagement and Education.
It’s principle responsibilities are:
- The safety and cleanliness of the Borough
- The protection and enhancement of the urban environment;
- The safety, health and well-being of residents through the environmental enforcement of a wide variety of regulations and legislation; and
- Education of and engagement with the community to raise awareness of waste and recycling management and disposal.
About the role
As a Redbridge Enforcement Officer, you will be tasked with undertaking a multi-disciplined range of enforcement and regulatory activity including, commercial waste, anti-social behaviour and environmental offences such as fly-tipping and littering.
You will use a range of preventative, problem solving and enforcement methods to tackle issues identified and will be required to go out on high visibility patrols. You will undertake a range of intervention tasks aimed at creating a cleaner, safer and healthier environment for the residents of Redbridge.
You will be expected to prevent breaches of both the criminal and civil law, which may lead to providing evidence at Court. A crucial element of this post will be close liaison with the Community, elected Members, Police and a multitude of internal and external partners.
You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience of investigating and managing a caseload working in a multi-agency environment. You must possess enhanced standards of integrity, support for common team objectives and be able to demonstrate good judgement in challenging situations. The nature of the role and the unpredictability of offending patterns will require a flexible and adaptable approach to work and problem solving.
A full UK manual driving licence is essential, you are also required to undergo an internal driving assessment before using any of the Council’s fleet.
This post has been designated as safety critical in accordance with the Council’s Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Misuse Policy.
Ambitious for Redbridge
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.